As the crow caws, promulgating the beginning of another day, every house of Bengalis reverberates with the similar holy Chandipath, transmitted from the static frequencies of dingy radios. With the chantings, the autumnal dawn ululates with the prime time of Mahalaya, announcing the arrival of our Maa, goddess Durga. On this auspicious day of Mahalaya… Continue reading Mahalaya Magic: Unveiling the Mystique of Devi’s Arrival
Introduction Art has the extraordinary power to transcend boundaries and cultures, serving as a universal language that speaks to the soul. One artist who has masterfully woven this universal thread into his works is the renowned Indian artist, Manu Parekh. With a career spanning several decades, Parekh’s art has not only been a visual feast… Continue reading Manu Parekh: Bridging Cultures Through Art-A Journey and a Documentary
Star Theater Kolkata has stood as a bastion of theatrical excellence, captivating audiences with its exceptional performances and unforgettable plays. Over the years, this iconic venue has hosted a diverse range of productions that have left an indelible mark on the city’s cultural landscape. In this blog, we will delve into the rich history of… Continue reading A Journey Through the Star Theater Kolkata: Celebrating Iconic Plays
The book titled “Unish Shotoker Shilpi Bamapada Bandopadhayay” authored by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya (Curator, Art Alinda) describes the life story of the artist and contains illustrations of his works. It is published by Mandas and available in International Kolkata Book Fair, 2023.
The book “Mythological Oil Paintings: 19th & early 20th Century of Bengal” authored by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya (Curator, Art Alinda) contains history and rare illustrations of Mythological Oil Paintings in Bengal during 19th Century and early 20th Century. It is published by Mandas and available in International Kolkata Book Fair, 2023. Stall Nos: Mandas -628 Sagnik… Continue reading Publication: Mythological Oil Paintings: 19th & early 20th Century of Bengal by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya
The quests for art books in Bengali have come to end. The books titled ‘Bamapada Bandopadhyay’ and ‘Trailakyanath Deb’, the artists of 19th Century have become quite popular among the art lovers and students. Both the books released at International Kolkata Book Fair, 2023 are authored by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya (Curator, Art Alinda). Another book ‘Mythological… Continue reading Art Books :International Kolkata Book Fair, 2023
The Books are available in the following stalls at International Book Fair, 2023: Mandas-628 Sagnik Books-509 Sabujpatra Publication-479 Artist Forum of Bengal-569
Troilakyanath Deb was a Bengali artist of 19th Century A.D . He is notable for wood engraving in the history of Bengal art . The book authored by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya (Curator, Art Alinda) describes the life story of the artist and contains rare images of his artworks. The book is published by Mandas.
The Bengali storybook ‘Ghumpadani Golpo’ authored by Debolina Ghosh and illustrated by Subhendu Sarkar comprises stories of moral and social values. It has been composed in simple language. The purpose of this book is to entertain as well as helping children to learn Bengali easily. The book published by Mandas is available in the following… Continue reading Children’s Book Release : International Kolkata Book Fair (2023)
About the Author: Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya was born in Bally, Howrah district. He graduated from Peary Mohan College under Calcutta University, and took up teaching as a profession. But after a few years he left this profession and entered the corporate world and started living in Bangalore. During that time he began his career as an… Continue reading Book Release: International Kolkata Book Fair (2023)